Sigma-Aldrich - United States

eCapabilities

Sigma-Aldrich provides a full range of services designed to streamline the procurement of scientific research materials.

Whether your organization is seeking to enhance end-user product selection, facilitate requisition approval routing, simplify ordering, or automate invoicing and payment, we can help.

A wide array of technologies is available to meet your needs including multiple internet ordering solutions, electronic data interchange and full-scale, business-to-business integration through several procurement applications.


PC Flow Chart
Product Selection
Electronic Catalog
  • EDI 832 Product Catalog
  • CIF Catalog Interchange Format - Ariba, CommerceOne, ect.
  • Microsoft Access Database
  • ASCII
(Numerous Separator Options)
  Order Placement
EDIFACT ORDERS
cXML (B2B)
IDOC XML ORDERS01 (B2B)
xCBL ORDERS (B2B)
IDOC XML ORDERS02 (B2B)

Sigma-Aldrich Web site

Real-Time Submission directly linked to Sigma-Aldrich fulfillment systems.

Sigma-Aldrich Web site
  • More Complete Product Decriptions
  • Multiple Search Methods
  • Additional Related Data
    • MSDS
    • Certificates of Analysis
    • Product Information Sheets
    • Technical Bulletins
    • Application Information
Punch Out
Order Confirmation
EDI 855 Purchase Order Acknowledgement
(One per Sales Order Number)
EDIFACT ORDSP  
Purchase Order Response
Sigma-Aldrich Web site 
  • On-Screen Version
  • E-Mail Notification

 

Requisition Creation
Sigma-Aldrich Web site Multiple Roles
  • Individuals
  • Approvers
  • Purchasing Agents
Approval Routing Capability (Pipeline)
  • Transaction Limit Approval
  • General Approval
  • Combination Approvals
Item Status Information
  • Real-Time Availability
  • Customer Specific Pricing
  • Material Hazard Comments
  • Ship From Warehouse Location
  • Expected Transportation Cost and Method
B2B Integration
  • Automated Data Transfer
  • Multiple Product Classification Codes
Shipment Notification
EDIFACT DESADV Dispatch Advice
Sigma-Aldrich Web site Delivery Tracking (For Major Carriers)
cXML
Flat File
Invoicing
EDI 810 Invoice
Customized Soultions
  • Paper Summary
  • Electronic Summary (Monthly or Semi-Monthly)
  • Electronic Delayed
IDOC XML INVOICE 01
cXML
Consolidated Invoicing
Payment
 
EFT Electronic Funds Transfer (Customer to Wells Fargo Bank)
Cash Application

Contact Accounts Receivable